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All Weather Lifeboat Shouts (ALB)    July-September 2013

08-Jul-13 09-Jul-13 14-Jul-13 22-Jul-13 11-Aug-13
12-Aug-13 21-Aug-13 22-Aug-13 27-Aug-13 30-Aug-13
01-Sep-13 03-Sep-13 07-Sep-13 14-Sep-13 18-Sep-13
29-Sep-13        

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Incident Date 29-Sep-13
Ready for Service Date 29-Sep-13

Launch Instruct 10:49
Ready for Service Time 11:58

Launch Time 10:59

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 40

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of 3 miles North of Brixham Breakwater

Service Tasked to the yacht 'Splash' with three people on board. The yacht had suffered a complete

mast failure and enable to make way. Rigging and sails recovered aboard and yacht

returned under tow to Brixham Harbour.

Additional
 
     

Incident Date 18-Sep-13
Ready for Service Date 18-Sep-13

Launch Instruct 04:48
Ready for Service Time 07:04

Launch Time 05:02

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 39

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Seven Quarries - Broadsands

Service Tasked to join a detailed and extensive shore line search for a missing person from the outer

reaches of Brixham Harbour to Churston Point at Broadsands. ALB was released shortly

before 07:00 as no sighting from seaward. Others continued into the morning period.

Additional HM Coastguards, Police, Dartmoor Rescue and Chivenor Helicopter all involved

Missing person located in the morning at a house in South Brent (HeraldExpress)

 
     

Incident Date 14-Sep-13
Ready for Service Date 14-Sep-13

Launch Instruct 13:38
Ready for Service Time 16:19

Launch Time 13:46

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 38

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of North End of Slapton Sands

Service Tasked to a 43 ft Cruiser suffering engine failure and unable to establish an anchor.

'MayDay' raised as she was drifting towards the beach. Casualty prevented from grounding by

another vessel. ALB took over and returned the vessel under tow to the River Dart escorted

by the Dart Lifeboat.

Additional Dart Lifeboat also attended
 
     

Incident Date 07-Sep-13
Ready for Service Date 08-Sep-13

Launch Instruct 15:32
Ready for Service Time 16:45

Launch Time 15:43

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 37

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Gary Fletcher

Location of 1 mile East of Berry Head

Service Tasked to a yacht with two people on board - one had suffered an injury and they requested

assistance. Numerous vessels responded. ALB paramedic put on board and assessed the

casualty. Yacht returned to Brixham under tow and casualty landed for treatment.

Additional
   
     

Incident Date 03-Sep-13
Ready for Service Date 03-Sep-13

Launch Instruct 14:25
Ready for Service Time 15:40

Launch Time 14:30

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 36

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Hopes Nose

Service Tasked to carry out a medical evacuation of a gentleman located at the tip of Hopes Nose. HM

Coastguards in attendance. 'Y' Boat deployed with crew paramedic. Casualty transferred to the ALB

via the 'Y' boat and then back to the New Bridge Pontoon at Torquay Harbour where they were met

by SW Ambulance. Casualty transfrred to Torbay Hospital for investigation. ALB returned to station.

Additional Notes Cruise liner 'Artania' laying off Torquay with much waterborne activity to and from the vessel
   
     

Incident Date 01-Sep-13
Ready for Service Date 01-Sep-13

Launch Instruct 11:54
Ready for Service Time 13:01

Launch Time 12:01

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 35

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty St Mary's Bay

Service ALB tasked to join the ILB in a medical evacuation from the St Mary's Bay to Torquay Harbour for

onward transfer to Torbay Hospital.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 30-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 30-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 19:50
Ready for Service Time 20:30

Launch Time 19:50

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 34

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Mansands area

Service Having collected five persons from the previous shout & the vessel tow now with the Riviera Princess

- the ALB was tasked to check on another vessel under tow between Dartmouth and Brixham. All

was found to be well and the ALB returned to pick up the towed vessel from the Riviera Princess

before returning to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes
 

Incident Date 30-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 30-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 19:24
Ready for Service Time 19:50

Launch Time 19:35

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 33

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Off St Mary's bay

Service Tasked to assist a 22ft vessel with an 18ft vessel in tow both with a number of people on board. Five

people transferred to the ALB and with a request to investigate another towed vessel the Riviera

Princes offered to take up this tow of the casualty vessels. The ALB proceeded to investigate the

other vessel.

Additional Notes Mobile Phone communication. Numerous vessels returning from the Dartmouth Regatta air

displays
   
     

Incident Date 30-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 30-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 15:46
Ready for Service Time 16:46

Launch Time 15:54

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 32

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 2 mile NNE of Berry Head

Service A 17ft Bayliner suffered engine failure and was being carried out of Torbay on steady westerly winds.

Following communication by mobile phone with HM Coastguard the NCI Walls Hill Torquay and

Coastguard team on Berry Head were able to provide range and bearing information for the casualty.

ALB located the casualty and returned them under tow to Brixham.

Additional Notes Mobile phone communication only with the casualty
   
     

Incident Date 27-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 27-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 06:30
Ready for Service Time 11:22

Launch Time 06:42

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 31

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 21 miles ESE of Berry Head

Service Fishing Vessel 'Pisces' suffered engine failure and requested assistance. Poor visibility on scene.

PanPan broadcast failed to raise assistance. ALB tasked to her and returned them under tow to

Brixham.

Additional Notes Second incident with this vessel in a week .
 

RNLI/NigelMillard

     

Incident Date 22-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 22-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 16:08
Ready for Service Time 17:07

Launch Time 16:16

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 30

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 2 miles South of Berry Head

Service The 32ft Yacht 'Big Teau' on passage became entangled in Crab Pot lines & marker buoy. After

several attempts they were unable to free themselves and called for assistance. The ALB was

tasked and using a number of towing angles eventually freed the yacht to continue her passage.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 21-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 21-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 04:44
Ready for Service Time 09:39

Launch Time 05:00

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout Number 29

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Gary Fletcher

Location of Casualty 18.5 miles East of Berry Head

Service The Fishing Vessel 'Pices' suffered engine failure. A call for any vessel to go to her assistance

received no response. ALB tasked and returned the vessel, normally out of Exmouth, to Brixham.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 12-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 12-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 17:05
Ready for Service Time 22:30

Launch Time 17:19

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 28

Coxswain John Heale Mechanic Will Bower

Location of 18.5 Miles ENE of Berry Head

Service Fishing vessel 'Ruby Tuesday' suffered total loss of power both mechanical and electrical.

She dropped anchor to await assistance - none was forthcoming . ALB tasked to her

assistance. 'Ruby Tuesday' returned under tow to Torquay Harbour.

Additional

Incident Date 11-Aug-13
Ready for Service Date 11-Aug-13

Launch Instruct 00:39
Ready for Service Time 01:18

Launch Time 00:54

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 27

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Harbour Fairway

Service Fishing Vessel 'Peadar Maire' lost engine power at the entrance to Brixham Harbour. Shortly

after launch the vessel restarted her engine and was able to make her own way. ALB

escorted her to the fish quay.

Additional
   
     
10 August 2013 - Torbay Lifeboat RNLI 17-28 ON 1255 'Alec & Christina Dykes' on service    
30 July 2013 - Relief Lifeboat RNLI 17-45 ON1278 'The Duke of Kent' on station     

Incident Date 22-Jul-13
Ready for Service Date 22-Jul-13

Launch Instruct 19:16
Ready for Service Time 20:57

Launch Time 19:22

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 26

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Paul Bradfield

Location of 2 miles ENE of Hopes Nose

Service Tasked to the becalmed yacht 'Jenny Wren' with engine failure. Returned under tow to

Torquay Harbour.

Additional
 
     

Incident Date 14-Jul-13
Ready for Service Date 14-Jul-13

Launch Instruct 13:30
Ready for Service Time 16:02

Launch Time 13:37

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 25

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Long Sands

Service A 29 ft vessel raised a 'MayDay' following water ingress. The vessel made it to shallow water

and grounded whilst investigation made. Yacht escorted back to Brixham.

Additional Several other vessels responded and stood by until the lifeboat arrived on scene.
   
     

Incident Date 09-Jul-13
Ready for Service Date 09-Jul-13

Launch Instruct 16:52
Ready for Service Time 18:39

Launch Time 16:59

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 24

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Petit Tor Point

Service Tasked together with other SAR resources to report of a cliff faller at Petit Tor Point, North of

Babbacombe. The cliff fall was apparently around 200 ft resulting in serious injury. Casualty

recovered by Rescue Helicopter 106 and transferred to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Additional HM Coastguards, Torbay ALB & ILB, Teignmouth Lifeboat and Rescue Helicopter 106 all

involved
 
   

Incident Date 08-Jul-13
Ready for Service Date 08-Jul-13

Launch Instruct 17:53
Ready for Service Time 18:28

Launch Time 18:03

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 23

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of River Dart Entrance

Service Tasked to report of the vessel 'Allucia' sinking with five people on board in the River Dart

entrance. Vessel successfully run aground before sinking shortly after the lifeboat launched -

lifeboat stood down at 18:10 to return to station. Dart Lifeboat in attendance

Additional
 
   

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